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Measles cases are on the rise globally and here in Illinois the number is increasing as well. Vaccines are 97% effective in preventing this highly contagious disease.  To learn more about this infection and get information on vaccination, go to  Learn how to identify measles and the safe and effective vaccine that can prevent this potentially life-threatening infection for adults and children. 

Responsible Individuals

Matthew Swenny

Adult Blood Lead Registry (ABLR);
Occupational Diseases and Injuries Registry

Theresa Sandidge

Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes Reporting System (APORS)

Samantha Saini

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)

Andrew Stewart

Savannah Ryals

Communicable Diseases;
Illinois National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (I-NEDSS)

Jane Fornoff

Anh-Thu Runez

Discharge Data (Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgical Treatment and Freestanding Emergency Centers)

Jesse Nuss

Health Care Resource Tracking;
Pre-Hospital Database

Allen Griffy

Health Care Worker Registry

Cheryl Ward

Ashley Horne

Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (IBCCP);
Maternal & Child Health (MCH);

Lori Koch

Illinois State Cancer Registry (ISCR)

Maryann Mason

Illinois Violent Death Reporting System (IVDRS);
State Unintentional Drug Overdose Reporting System (SUDORS)

Karyn Lyons

Leslie Chapman

Laboratory Services

Joan Ehrhardt

Newborn Screening

Leslie Wise

Jennifer Koechle

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS)

Chantel Hoskin Snelling

Refugee Health Assessment Program of Illinois (ReHAPI)

Danucha Brikshavana

Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)

Stacey Hoferka

Syndromic Surveillance Data

Gail DeVito

Tobacco (Adult/Youth Surveys)

Adelisa Orantia

Trauma and Head/Spinal Cord/Violent Injury Registries

Samantha Kerr

Michael Wright

Vital Records (Births, Deaths, Fetal Deaths, Marriages, Divorces, Adoptions)

John Tharp

Vital Statistics

Harold Duckler